Martha Stewart Orange Sable Cookies

Total Time
24hrs 15mins
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 15 mins

These are delightful icebox cookies..

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place almonds and confectioners sugar in the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Process until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal, set aside.
  3. Place butter and zest in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment.
  4. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes.
  5. On low, add almond mixture, beat until combined. 10-15 seconds. Add egg and orange juice, combined. Add flour, combine.
  6. Place 2 12x 16" of parchment on a clean work surface.
  7. Divide dough in half.
  8. Form a rough log with each half. place on parchment.
  9. Fold parchment over dough, use a ruler to roll and press dough into 1 1/2" diameter logs.
  10. Chill for at least 3 hours.
  11. Preheat oven to 350*.
  12. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment. Spread sanding sugar in a jelly roll pan and unwrap logs and roll in sugar to coat.
  13. Cut into scant 1/4" rounds, place on sheets, 1" apart.
  14. Bake until edges are golden, about 15 minutes.rotating halfway through.
  15. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  16. Bake or freeze remaining dough.
  17. Store baked cookies in a air tight container for up to 2 weeks.
Most Helpful

This is the second year that I made these cookies. Lastyear I did the variation where you rolled into candied ginger. This year I'm rolling into sanding sugar. Very delicious cookies a nice cookie with a cup of tea.

Kathyj1750 December 01, 2011